Author: Brandon Fralic

  • Moon Oregon – Book Review

    Moon Oregon – Book Review

    A new guidebook recently arrived at my doorstep courtesy of Moon Travel Guides. A California-based publisher founded in 1973, Moon continues the time-honored tradition of listing points of interest (POIs) like restaurants, hotels, and attractions (along with an address, phone number, hours, and pricing) in its travel guidebooks. Such details may seem unnecessary when traveling…

  • Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home – Book Review

    Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home – Book Review

    This post originally appeared on Beers at the Bottom (9/25/20). Updated 11/20/23. “Hike your own hike”, as the saying goes. You may never catch me thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), but I’m always interested in reading about others’ hiking experiences. One book that’s been on my radar for a while recently showed up on my…